"were black people not allowed to go to school where you attended? were they not allowed to live in your neighborhood? where you live now, are blacks not allowed to live there? outside of harrasment by police-sounds like you have economic privilege. white privilge, may be a stretch. but call it as you may. iani dont deal w/ no 'black victim' type reasonment in 04."
the particular things i mentioned because you ASKED for them and of course they can be explained away as economic privilege as individual issues(even though my parents were pretty average middle class), but that is not the point . .. the point is, like i said, things are exponential . . . the fact that my ancestors were white gave them more ground in the past for myself to build on . . . it is a benefit my white racial heritage has afforded me in the present day.
i am not expecting you to deal with white privilege because -- you are not white -- this kind of reasoning is for whites to deal with what is on OUR plate in regards to the struggle. -- if you find it expedient to deal with the "black victim" mentality, that is your right as a black person addressing the issues of black people.
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